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25 Really Fun Facts about Root Vegetables

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’re all about root vegetables. And, we have a lot to tell you about root vegetables. Here, we share some fun facts! Arizona grows nearly every kind of root vegetable that exists. The … Continue reading

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Filling Your Plate With Beets

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Beta vulgaris! Almost sounds like a spell in a whimsical film on sorcerers. But it won’t make beets appear on your plate. If it did, you’d be filling your plate with vital nutrients … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in May?

It’s May which means Mother’s Day brunches, Memorial Day cookouts, and even more Arizona-grown delicious fruits and vegetables to your local farmers’ markets and grocery store aisles. This time of year it is even easier than ever to find locally … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in March?

Spring is here and that means you will start to see even more fabulously fresh locally grown fruits and veggies available at local farmers markets.  Commit to eating more local products this month to celebrate the farmers and ranchers that … Continue reading

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